Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
This is Wales.This is cutting edge.
Wales has a rich heritage in heavy industry, engineering and manufacturing, providing a vital foundation to help steer its economy in interesting and innovative new directions.
Wales provides a skilled workforce with a broad range of manufacturing expertise and a focus on innovation and collaboration between Government and academic institutions. Wales’ productivity in the Advanced Materials & Manufacturing sector is higher than the UK average. We have a 165,000-strong skilled workforce and our universities produce over 2,000 engineering graduates every year. Our 160 Aerospace and Defence companies employ 20,000 people and turn over more than £5 billion in total.
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More than 30 per cent of the Welsh population aged 21 to 64 years-old are college graduates. Add to that more than 1.5 million graduates from all over the UK.